New York: American-Pakistani Public Affairs Committee (APPAC) organized a ‘Meet and Greet’ in honor of US Senator Cory Brooker in Staten Island, New York.
Speaking at the event, Cory Brooker said that he always feels happy with the Pakistani community.
“Pakistani people have always given respect and support to me,” he said.
The host committee of the event included Dr. Mazhar Malik, Sadia Malik Sheikh, Sara Malik Malhiban, Dr. Inam Haq, Dr. Fakhira Haq, Dr. Mahmood Alam and Asad Chaudhry.
The National Anthem of Pakistan was also played at the beginning of the ceremony.
A gift representing Pakistan’s culture (Gilgit-Baltistan’s traditional cap) was also presented to US Senator on behalf of APPAC.
APPAC Chairman Dr. Ijaz Ahmed, New York Assemblyman Charles Fall, and former US Congressman Ed Towns also participated in the event.
In the ceremony, the attack on New York Police officer Adeed Fayyaz and the tragedy of Peshawar were also condemned.